The Riverside Group of Parishes nr Darlington

We seek a leader who will help us build on the firm foundations laid through the work of an Interim Ministry for the past three years; this has left us a legacy of healthy, positive, forward-looking congregations, who know how to work well together sharing a full time minister, and are keen to grow.


Riverside serves the attractive village communities of the four parishes of

    • All Saint’s, Hurworth,
    • St George and St Laurence, Middleton St George
    • All Saints, Girsby, and
    • St John the Baptist, Low Dinsdale
  • Closing Date: 6th March 2020
  • Interviews: 2nd April 2020

For more information or an informal conversation, please contact: Archdeacon of Auckland, The Venerable Rick Simpson on 01325 480444 [email protected]

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The vision of the Diocese is ‘Blessing our communities in Jesus’ name for the transformation of us all’. Within this, the 3 core priorities are Growing the Church, Children and Young People, and Poverty. These are outlined and expressed in the Diocesan

Plan on a page-2018 Final Version

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Diocesan Strategy Documents

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If you are interested in this exciting role where there are also huge opportunities to nurture, encourage and enable the wider ministry and mission of the Church we want to hear from you.